June in the Garden

June in the Garden

How on earth did it get to be June already, it seems only five minutes since Christmas! I hope that all your hard work over the past few weeks is now beginning to pay off as our gardens start to look at their best. There is always room, though, for that one special...
Recipe for May

Recipe for May

Recipe for May Chickweed appears all over my garden about now, but did you know it’s edible? You can eat the leaves, stems and flowers. Here is a simple recipe that you can use as a side dish; it’s especially good with chicken or fish.  Ingredients (serves 2) 1 pint...
May in the Garden 2021

May in the Garden 2021

So … here we are in May already, the year is rushing away with me. I think May is absolutely my favourite month for gardening, so much promise for the bounty ahead. After a difficult year for everyone, I think we are all looking forward to being able to share again....

April in the Garden

I am pretty sure that April is up there as one of my most favourite months of the year. Everything is starting to feel a little more optimistic and, with more daylight, we feel better in ourselves. Plants are budding up, seeds are sprouting and we can look forward to...

March in the Garden

Now is the time to spring into action and get your garden into shape for the year ahead. Cultivating flowers, crops and herbs from seed is also a rewarding way to grow, and perfect if you’re gardening on a budget, or want to involve children. Many gardening activities...

February in the Garden

This month finds me reflecting on my post last year which was all about Teamwork and the importance of having a great group of supportive members to rally round at times when we need it the most. So much has changed since then and none of us would have thought that we...